Amaqua Township is one of seventeen townships in Boone County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 283.
History [ edit ]
Amaqua Township was established in 1871.
Amaqua is an Indian name meaning "beaver". [3 ] [4 ]
Geography [ edit ]
Amaqua Township covers an area of 36.76 square miles (95.2 km
2) and contains one incorporated settlement, Beaver. According to the USGS, it contains four cemeteries: Beaver, Grand Ridge, Maas and Maple Grove.
References [ edit ]
^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25 . Retrieved 2008-01-31.
^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved 2008-01-31.
^ Goldthwait, Nathan Edward (1914). . Pioneer Publishing Company. p. 297. History of Boone County, Iowa, Volume 1
^ Goldthwait, Nathan Edward (1914). . Pioneer Publishing Company. p. 289. History of Boone County, Iowa, Volume 1
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